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Dr. Sha’bān ‘Abd al-‘Alīm, Secretary of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in Beni Suef, said Article 2 of the Constitution was the most controversial simply because the mass media depicted to citizens that the Salafists came just to implement the sharī’ah that Bishop Bula gave candies in expression...
There is no reason for the current state of extremism that brought a camp of some who belong to the political Islam groups to start a needless fight seeking the amendment of Article II of the Egyptian Constitution of 1971 that read “the principles of Islamic sharī’ah is the main source of...
Regardless of the preliminary agreement among political power on the necessity of drafting a consensus Constitution for all Egyptians, there are disputes around Article II between Copts and salafists. [Ahmad Abū Hajar, al-Wafd, August 20, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic 
The Orthodox Church would like to see an amendment to the “Arab and Islamic Nations” in Article 1 to be amended to the “Arab nation and Islamic world”. In addition to that, the words “the Christians and Jews” in the second article should be changed to “non- Muslims”.  Bishop Paul did not state what...
During the second seminar in a series of seminars called, “Participate in Amending your Constitution,” organized by the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center in the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbassīya, Dr. Muná Zulfaqār, Vice-Chairman of the Constituent Assembly stated that she is guilty of the proposal...
Pope Tawadros II demanded the amendment of Article 2 of the 2012 Constitution which states: “The principles of the laws of the Egyptian Christians and Jews are the main source for the regulated legislation of their personal and religious affairs and for the election of their spiritual leaders.” The...
In accordance with article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution of 1923, Islam is the religion of the State and Arabic is its official language. The principles of Islamic Sharia are the main source of legislation. For nearly a century, the drafters of the Egyptian constitution persisted in giving the...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution of 1971 reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists sought removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the...
Meanwhile, sources in al-Nūr Party said a new round of negotiations with the Azhar will start next week on the text of Article II of the Constitution as the top establishment in the Sunni Muslim world insisted keeping the article without any omissions or additions. Several meetings were held...
Meanwhile, the Shūrá Council’s Constitutional & Legislative Affairs Committee came up with a report on its vision regarding the chapters on freedoms, the rule of law and the state’s powers in the constitution, to be discussed on Tuesday (July 17) as a guiding approach. The committee proposed...

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